The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 51 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 12 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.69% 1.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
508 430 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 71.65% 76.24% 71.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 254 183
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £33.34 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.25% +108.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.25 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £105.00 £20.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales -9 6 £513 +36.66%
South Wales -6 2 £400 +6.66%
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UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps.

1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (69.05%) Open Source
3 29 (69.05%) Jenkins
4 28 (66.67%) Java
5 27 (64.29%) MongoDB
6 26 (61.90%) Scrum
6 26 (61.90%) Configuration Management
7 25 (59.52%) TDD
8 22 (52.38%) SOAP
8 22 (52.38%) Web Services
9 21 (50.00%) Spring
10 18 (42.86%) XML
10 18 (42.86%) Linux
11 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
11 17 (40.48%) Subversion
11 17 (40.48%) JIRA
11 17 (40.48%) Confluence
12 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
12 16 (38.10%) Pair Programming
13 15 (35.71%) Hibernate
13 15 (35.71%) FileNet
13 15 (35.71%) RUP
13 15 (35.71%) DSDM
13 15 (35.71%) IBM
13 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
13 15 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
13 15 (35.71%) OO
13 15 (35.71%) XSLT
13 15 (35.71%) J2EE

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (40.48%) Confluence
2 15 (35.71%) FileNet
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Zope
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) GitHub
2 5 (11.90%) IaaS
3 4 (9.52%) SaaS
4 3 (7.14%) PaaS
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) HTTP
2 6 (14.29%) AMQP
3 2 (4.76%) SSL
3 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (64.29%) MongoDB
2 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
3 15 (35.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (35.71%) NoSQL
4 12 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 9 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 7 (16.67%) MySQL
7 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (69.05%) Jenkins
2 17 (40.48%) Subversion
2 17 (40.48%) JIRA
3 15 (35.71%) Maven
3 15 (35.71%) Hudson
4 6 (14.29%) GitLab
5 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.38%) RSpec
General
1 2 (4.76%) Electronics
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 12 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Project Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Perl Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) SOAP
1 22 (52.38%) Web Services
2 21 (50.00%) Spring
3 18 (42.86%) XML
4 15 (35.71%) XSLT
4 15 (35.71%) J2EE
4 15 (35.71%) JSF
4 15 (35.71%) Hibernate
4 15 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 15 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (21.43%) JSON
6 8 (19.05%) REST
7 7 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (14.29%) Spring MVC
9 2 (4.76%) jQuery
9 2 (4.76%) Software Packaging
9 2 (4.76%) VXML
9 2 (4.76%) Memcached
10 1 (2.38%) CSS3
10 1 (2.38%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 29 (69.05%) Open Source
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.76%) DTV
4 2 (4.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) IVR
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) UNIX
3 8 (19.05%) Windows
4 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.52%) CentOS
6 2 (4.76%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (61.90%) Scrum
3 26 (61.90%) Configuration Management
4 25 (59.52%) TDD
5 16 (38.10%) Pair Programming
6 15 (35.71%) Release Management
6 15 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
6 15 (35.71%) OO
6 15 (35.71%) RUP
6 15 (35.71%) DSDM
7 11 (26.19%) SOA
7 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
8 6 (14.29%) MVC
9 4 (9.52%) Analytics
10 3 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.14%) MapReduce
10 3 (7.14%) Project Management
11 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) Ruby
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) Python
4 5 (11.90%) Perl
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
5 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) Scala
6 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) Clojure
7 1 (2.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) Puppet
2 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (16.67%) Ansible
4 2 (4.76%) StatsD
4 2 (4.76%) Graphite
5 1 (2.38%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) IBM
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 15 (35.71%) Twitter
2 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Avaya
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Zend